Thornbury VerlaTHORNBURY, Verla Fay - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial in Lindsay on Friday, December 8, 2017; Verla (nee Taylor), in her 73rd year.

The beloved wife of the late Doug Thornbury (1997). Fondly remembered by Tom Handley.

Predeceased by her parents George and Leone Taylor (formerly of Kirkfield). Loving mother and deeply missed by Kevin (Angela) of Holstein and Todd (Kim) of Lindsay. Grandmother of 5. Sister of Jack (Carol) Taylor of Port Perry. Aunt of two nephews.


KIERSTEAD, Edith Aileen - (March 14, 1939 - December 7, 2017) -

Passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, at the age of 78.


HEATON, Janet Helen – Surrounded by family, Janet passed away peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 in her 69th year.

Janet will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her beloved husband Barry Heaton; loving sons Spencer Heaton (Amy) and Russell Heaton (Sherry); cherished grandchildren Alyssa, Ciara and Russell Jr.; adoring brother:Alan Craggs (Ann) and sister Pamela Tandy; dear nephew Paul Craggs (Jenn), and niece Julie Robinson (Tom).


Daley PatDALEY, Patricia Helen 'Pat' (MacBean) - Pat Daley (nee MacBean) passed away at the age of 88 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on December 7, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Daley, dear mother of Diane and her husband Mirek Sip and Stephen Daley pre-deceased (1991).

Lovingly remembered by her grandson Andrew Sip and his daughter Aliyn, granddaughter Amy and her husband Jeremy Pharoah and their children Stephen, Nathanael, Mary, and Leah, and granddaughter Stephanie Daley.


Sadler WilliamSADLER, William Walker - Entered into rest peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in his 91st year.

William was the dearly beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Goselin) 2000.

Dear partner of Melinda Fish.

Beloved father of Alice Spatola (Peter) of Vineland, Cathy Cawkell (Frank) of Richmond Hill, Barb Sadler of Whitby and Doug Sadler (Teri) of Newmarket. Loving grandfather of 15 and great grandfather of 8.


Yates JuneYATES, June Elsie (Teel) - Entered into rest peacefully with her family at her side in Peterborough, on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at the age of 64.

June Teel was the beloved wife of Peter for 44 years. Loving mother of Tim and his wife Carrie and Nathan and his wife Angie. Cherished grandmother of Claira, Colleen, Christopher, Cameron, Ella, Olivia, Lila and baby A to arrive soon.

Dear sister of Murray Teel (Merle), Gloria and her husband Everett Davey, Heather and her husband George Found also sister-in-law Yvonne Teel.

Predeceased by parents Ross and Elsie, brother Wendell and his wife Norah and sister-in-law Ruth.


CHAMBERLAIN, John – Entered into rest peacefully at home in his 80th year, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

John was the beloved husband of the late Jean Chamberlain.


Schut JanSCHUT, Jan  - Peacefully, on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay ON.

Jan, beloved husband of the Late Dianah.

Loving father to John (Margaret) of Norland, Betty (Bob) Brown of Bethany, and the Late Clary Overdyk.

Opa will be missed by Dianah, Kevin, Selena, and his seven Great Grandchildren.


WILSON, Dylan Paul - (May 24, 1991 - December 5, 2017 -

Passed away on December 5, 2017 at the age of 26.


Snoddon RobertSNODDON, Robert Bruce 'Bob'  - Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Monday December 4, 2017 at the age of 88.

Robert was the beloved husband of the late Norine McMillan. A proud father of Lee and his wife Laurie, Sharon Connell and her husband John and Larry and his wife Tracey.

Cherished grandfather of Taylor and Kyle Snoddon, Matthew (Christine Craig), Andrew and Megan Connell, and Graham and Erica Snoddon. Survived by his sister-in-law Betty Snoddon also his dear friend Shirley Mark.

Predeceased by his son John (1961), sister Helen and her husband Gerald Tamblyn, and brother Ross Snoddon.


Kirk ShirleyKIRK, Shirley Marie (Morning) - (Longtime Employee of the Haliburton County Roads Department) -

Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Monday, December 4, 2017 with her loving family by her side, at the age of 68.

Beloved wife of the late Jim Kirk (2005). Loving mother of Barry and Donna Thompson, and grandmother of Macy.

Shirley was predeceased by her sister Beverly Lunney. Dear aunt of Wendy and Herschel Jacobs, Dennis and Charlene Lunney and families. Lovingly remembered by her family and friends.


Boyd CatherineBOYD, Catherine Marshall (nee Mason) - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Hyland Crest Senior Citizens Home, on Monday, December 4, 2017, in her 97th year.

Cathy was predeceased by the most handsome man in the world, her husband Hamilton.

She will be sorely missed by her children, Robert (Pearl), Stephen “Scotty” (Jane), Gibson (Carol), Kenneth (Moonyene), and Barbara (Peter).

Cathy was a loving grandmother to her 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.


Rutledge BerylRUTLEDGE, Beryl Honor (nee Thompson) - Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the age of 73.

Beloved wife of Paul. Dear mother of Robert and Andrew.

Dear sister of James, Janice and Heather. Fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Brown LewBROWN, Lew - (Retired from Etobicoke Fire Department 1958 – 1992) (Known for the Haliburton Highlands Pipes and Drums) -

Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the age of 82.

Loving partner of Janet Squires. Dear father of Richard and Bev Brown and grandfather of Jana (Colin), Katie (Arthur), Ryan (Emily), Jordan. Fondly remembered by Teresa, Chris and Sara.


Holmes KennethHOLMES, Kenneth  - Peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017, Kenneth Holmes went to join his dancing queen the late Anne Homes (nee Ward).

Although it may be the battle of the roses, now their dancing will never stop.

Ken, aka "Sherlock" will be loved and remembered by his children, Catherine Dowzer, David Holmes (Fiona), Michael Holmes and Kenneth Holmes Jr. (Stacey).

Grandfather of Joseph Dowzer (Georgina Wallace), Mary Kathryn Dowzer-Verbruggen (Kenny), Dale Holmes, Nicole Holmes, Mathew Holmes, and Scott Holmes.

Great grandfather of Hudson Verbruggen.


Vanier RoseVANIER, Rose - Peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital with her family by her side on Saturday evening, December 2, 2017 in her 85th year.

Loving mother of Michael (Joanne), Carole and Candice (Perry Brown). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Dan, Trish, Samantha, Charlene, Scott, Jacquilyn and by her great grandchildren Zeke, Izzy and Oliver.

Predeceased by her brothers Armand, Alphonse, Philippe, Maurice and her sister Irene. Also lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and dear friends.


Unger Bender MargaretUNGER-BENDER, Margaret Ann - Margaret passed away peacefully at Caressant Care McLaughlin, Lindsay on December 2, 2017, in her 82nd year.

Loving wife to Gerald Tanner Unger (d. 1982) and George Leroy Bender (d. 2012).

Proud mother to Judy (Jon), Jeff (Bev), and Sandra (Dave). Loving grandmother to Kelly (Kyle), Kaitlyn, Brianna, Rebecca, Zachary, Bradley, and James. Margaret leaves behind one great grandchild Wyatt.


Taylor JosephTAYLOR, Joseph Maurice - Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario on December 2, 2017 at the age of 88.

Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Doris Taylor (nee. Kimble). Maurice will be missed by his son Barry Taylor (Dawn) of Uxbridge.

He will be remembered by his grandchildren Bryce Taylor of Bobcaygeon, Cole Steele, Hunter Steele of Uxbridge and Jessie Hamilton of London, United Kingdom.


Phillips PeterPHILLIPS, Peter Gordon  - Peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of Anne Phillips (nee Pinner).

Loving father of Christopher (Lisa), Barry (Satoko), Lisa Mauti and Diane Mauti (Neil Swain).

Cherished grandfather of Rebbecca, Rachel, Aiko, Miyako and Ryan.

Proud great grandfather of Liam. Dear brother of Pat (Ron), Barbara (Ted) and Mary (Jim).

Predeceased by his parents, Henry (Kathleen) and Gabrielle Phillips.


FORAN, David  - 1932 - 2017  It is with great sadness that we announce the death of David Lloyd Foran on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, ON.


Charlton BonnieCHARLTON, Eyvonne 'Bonnie' Gladys (Teatro) -  Passed away peacefully at the Haliburton Hospital on December 1, 2017, with her loving family and friends by her side. At the age of 69.

Beloved wife of the late Sam Charlton. Loving mother of Ken Coumbs (Paula), Chris (Natasha) Coumbs, Mema to Chris (Ali), Raymond, Meghan, Kevin and great mema of Aurora.

Loving daughter of the late Duke and Muriel Teatro. Lovingly remembered by her family and friends.


Forbes WayneFORBES, Wayne Alexander  - passed away suddenly and unexpectedly with his family by his side at the Peterborough Regional Health Center, Peterborough, on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.

Wayne at the age of 75 was the beloved husband of Marnie for 43 years.

Loving father of Lindsey Forbes (Greg) and Amy Dixon (Jeff). Adoring grandpa to Lincoln, Mackenzie and Stella.

Predeceased by his parents Alex and Jean Forbes.


Nixon LauraNIXON, Laura Eva (nee Thompson) ~ Passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital on Thursday, November 30th, at the age of 56.

Laura was the loving wife and friend of Dave "Pretzel" Nixon for 30 years. Adored mother of Kyle, Dillon, Matthew Nixon; and Karen Gainforth (Dan). Grandmother of Kristen and Mitchell Gainforth.

Laura was predeceased by her parents Edward and Roxanne Thompson. Survived by her dear brother Jeff (Lindsay) and will be missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Briscoe MarlynnBRISCOE, Marlynn 'Moe' Joan - (May 18, 1936 – November 29, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at the Pinecrest Nursing Home, Bobcaygeon with her family at her side.

Beloved wife of the late Alf Briscoe. Dear mother of Debbie and her husband Frank Nava of Welland, Dan and his wife Gail of Niagara Falls, Darlene and her husband Reg Humphries of Bobcaygeon.

Loving grandma of Tara Lynn (Matt), Anthony, Sarah (Jesse), Zach, Jessica, Julia and great grandma of Sullivan, Madelyn, Isabel and McKinley.


Strachan GeorgeSTRACHAN, George Strachan - Aged 92 years. Husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, carpenter, veteran.

Passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1924, George joined the Royal British Navy during WWII and served as signalman aboard a Tank Landing Craft.

He emigrated to Canada in 1954 with only a few dollars in his pocket and a box of tools.


Coad LauraCOAD, Laura Marie (nee Freeman) - Entered into rest peacefully at the Thornton View Long Term Care facility in Oshawa on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in her 94th year.

Marie (nee Freeman) was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Ralph Coad (1994).

Predeceased by her sisters Agnes Hickey (Vincent), Rosaleen Cronin (Timothy), Loretta Hickey (Anthony) and by her brothers Bernard Freeman (Annie) and John Freeman (Jean).

Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.